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Hernando County events: Jan. 29-Feb. 8

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Meet the artists: The Spring Hill Art League and Rising Sun Cafe will host an artist reception from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the cafe, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. Featured artists include Jude Carborn, Felicia Himmel, Mae Pollizze and Muriel Prieto. Refreshments will be served. The artists' work will be on display through February. Admission is free. For information, call (352) 593-4633.

Another chance to see Ben-Hur: Youth With a Mission/YWAM of Tampa and Live Oak Theatre have added another performance of the musical Judah Ben-Hur at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. Doors open a half-hour before showtime for coffee, tea and dessert. Tickets are $15; $5 for 13 and younger. Call (352) 593-0027 or visit liveoaktheatre.org.

Big band sounds: The Frankie Dee New York Orchestra will entertain from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., west of Brooksville. The afternoon will include big band, jazz, Latin, Sinatra, soft rock and old-time favorites. Complimentary snacks will be served. Door prizes will be awarded. Guests may bring their own beverages; ice will be provided. Tickets are $12. For reservations, call Mary at (352) 596-9486.

Searching for haunts: Ghost tours of the Hernando Heritage Museum are offered 8 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 601 Museum Court, Brooksville. Legend has it that the Heritage Museum, a four-story, 12-room house, built more than 151 years ago by Brooksville pioneer John May, is inhabited by the spirits of long-deceased family members, including May's 3-year-old daughter, Jessie. Handheld cameras and recording devices welcome. The cost is $20, cash only. For ages 16 and older. Reservations required. Call (352) 799-0129.

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Entertaining for a cause: The Alzheimer's Family Organization's annual Gong Show will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Jewish Community Center, 9841 Scenic Drive, Port Richey. The evening will also include dinner catered by Carrabba's Italian Grill, door prizes, silent auctions, raffles, snacks and soft drinks. Guests may bring their own alcoholic beverages. Tickets are $40 for preferred seating; $30 and $25 for regular seating. Call (727) 848-8888.

I fall to pieces: "Country to Pop," a tribute to Patsy Cline, begins at 2 p.m. today at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. The performance, by Barbara Van Eychen, showcases Cline's music, from honky-tonk and country-western to the pop music she performed until her death at age 30. Tickets are $11. (727) 842-6777.

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Latino vibe: The Hernando Symphony Orchestra will present a Latin Pop concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 9 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The concert will feature the 5 Amigos Jazz Band, as well as favorites such as Evita, La Bamba, Man of La Mancha and Gloria Estefan's hits. Tickets are $15; $6 for ages 5 to 17. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113.

Opa!: Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church will present its annual Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. Featuring Greek foods, pastries and entertainment. Admission is $2; ages 11 and younger admitted free. For information, call (352) 650-0307.

Hernando County events: Jan. 29-Feb. 8 01/27/14 [Last modified: Monday, January 27, 2014 4:33pm]
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